• Madison Lunch & Learn | Determining Your Revenue Model and Pricing

    Learning Lab on the 8th Floor

    You're not an entrepreneur until you sell something! But how do you decide how to charge for your product and how much? Come to this free lunch to learn more. Speaker TBD. You'll learn: --The most popular/common startup revenue models --Why margin doesn't matter in the beginning --How to price your product and test different revenue models --How to talk about your revenue model in your executive summary About Lunch & Learn: Interested in learning more about startups? Looking for team members, a team to join or just a chance to network with other entrepreneurs? Most importantly, do you love free food? Join us for gBETA's lunch series: Lunch & Learn. Each week we feature leaders from the startup and business community and cover a range of topics including startup metrics, fundraising and pitching. Oh, and lunch is on us! gBETA Social Impact is a free, seven-week accelerator that works with social enterprises and nonprofits committed to making a positive impact in the world.

  • Pitch Night Allstars Madison & Milwaukee Spring 2019

    The Brink Lounge

    YOU MUST RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gbeta-pitch-night-spring-2019-tickets-60815301203 Join us at The Brink Lounge for a fun night of food & drinks, networking, and pitches from the gBETA Madison and gBETA Milwaukee Summer and Fall 2018 cohorts. The event is free, so bring a friend! 5:30 - Drinks, Appetizers & Networking 6:30 - Pitches 7:30 - Drinks, Appetizers & Networking Pitch Night Allstars is a celebration of gBETA's latest class of innovative startups and entrepreneurship. Each of the companies presenting have participated in one of gBETA's cohorts, validating their business models, attracting customers and preparing their pitches. Pitch Night Allstars offers an amazing opportunity for gBETA companies, entrepreneurs and investors to mingle. Seven companies selected from gBETA's Madison and Milwaukee Summer and Fall 2018 cohorts will give a five-minute pitch in front of a captive audience of investors, entrepreneurs and community members.

  • Pitch Night Northeast Wisconsin Spring 2019

    YOU MUST RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gbeta-pitch-night-northeast-wisconsin-spring-2019-tickets-60889680674 Join us at The Draw, 800 South Lawe Street, Appleton for a fun night of food & drinks, networking, and pitches from the gBETA Northeast Wisconsin Spring 2019 cohorts. The event is free, so bring a friend! 6:00 - Drinks, Appetizers and Networking 7:00 - Pitches 8:00 - Drinks, Appetizers and Networking Pitch Night is a celebration of gBETA's latest class of innovative startups and entrepreneurship. Each of the companies presenting have participated in gBETA's Northeast Wisconsin Spring 2019 cohort, validating their business models, attracting customers and preparing their pitches. Pitch Night offers an amazing opportunity for gBETA companies, entrepreneurs and investors to mingle. The five companies from gBETA's Northeast Wisconsin Spring 2019 cohort will give a five-minute pitch in front of a captive audience of investors, entrepreneurs and community members.

  • Madison Lunch & Learn | Get Nexted!

    Learning Lab on the 8th Floor

    The purpose of a pitch deck isn't to answer every question anyone will ever have about your startup. It's to get nexted! Come to this Lunch & Learn lunch to learn what to include, and what to save for your next meeting. --The objective of pitching to investors --When to use a pitch deck and when to use an executive summary --gener8tor's best practices for formatting and content for a formal pitch deck --How to pitch an investor over coffee --Hear an entrepreneur's perspective on pitching Speaker: Javier Soto, gALPHA Director at gener8tor About Lunch & Learn: Interested in learning more about startups? Looking for team members, a team to join or just a chance to network with other entrepreneurs? Most importantly, do you love free food? Join us for gBETA's lunch series: Lunch & Learn. Each week we feature leaders from the startup and business community and cover a range of topics including startup metrics, fundraising and pitching. Oh, and lunch is on us! About gBETA Social Impact: gBETA Social Impact is a free, seven-week accelerator that works with social enterprises and nonprofits committed to making a positive impact in the world.

  • Madison Lunch and Learn | Setting Your Financing Goals + Milestones

    Learning Lab on the 8th Floor

    "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." - The Cheshire Cat. OK that's a little cheesy, but you need a plan to finance your company! But you can only raise the money you need to grow your company if your company is growing. If that sentence seems as mad as the Cheshire Cat, come to this OpenBETA lunch. Speaker TBD. You'll learn: --How orienting yourself around national fundraising milestones can enable you to raise the money you need when you need it --How to get a 3-5x markup in the valuation of your company in the next round of fundraising (and why you shouldn't optimize for valuation in your seed round) --How to use these milestones and metrics to drive your daily work --How to talk about your financing + milestones in your executive summary About OpenBETA: Interested in learning more about startups? Looking for team members, a team to join or just a chance to network with other entrepreneurs? Most importantly, do you love free food? Join us for gBETA's lunch series: OpenBETA. Each week we feature leaders from the startup and business community and cover a range of topics including startup metrics, fundraising and pitching. Oh, and lunch is on us! About gBETA Social Impact: gBETA Social Impact is a free, seven-week accelerator that works with social enterprises and nonprofits committed to making a positive impact in the world.

  • Madison Lunch & Learn | Impact Investment & Measurement

    Learning Lab on the 8th Floor

    As a mission-driven enterprise, social impact is at the heart of your company’s purpose. But social impact is more than just mission and intention. How do you know if you’re making the difference you hope to make? How can you balance social impact measurement with iteration as an early-stage startup? How do funders, policymakers, partners and other employees think about social impact? Join this Lunch & Learn with Jay Patel and Kristyn Stintzi from the American Family Institute for Corporate & Social Impact to learn more and engage in a social impact measurement discussion. You'll learn: --How different stakeholders think about social impact --Approaches to measuring social impact in various stages of development --How to share your social impact --Leading social impact resources About Lunch & Learn: Interested in learning more about startups? Looking for team members, a team to join or just a chance to network with other entrepreneurs? Most importantly, do you love free food? Join us for gBETA's lunch series: Lunch & Learn. Each week we feature leaders from the startup and business community and cover a range of topics including startup metrics, fundraising and pitching. Oh, and lunch is on us! About gBETA Social Impact: gBETA Social Impact is a free, seven-week accelerator that works with social enterprises and nonprofits committed to making a positive impact in the world.